Illinois State Police
Illinois has seen an increase of 13 percent in fatal motorcycle accidents over the past year.
The decisions by some legal officials in Illinois come in the wake of a U.S. Court of Appeals decision that requires Illinois lawmakers to create concealed-carry legislation awaiting Gov. Quinn’s signature.
No reaction yet from Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons after state law enforcers release a statement, saying they will continue enforcing the state’s current concealed carry law.
The puppies, one white and one brown, were reportedly driven over and killed after someone tossed them out the window of an SUV onto I-255 at Route 15.
St. Clair County Coroner Rick Stone says 46-year-old James Gaskill of Monmouth died at the scene.
Illinois State Police received more than 28,600 applications for FOID cards during April.
Among the most important revelations in the new report is that Smith planned his attack in advance.
Illinois State Police spokeswoman Monique Bond said investigators were running down media reports about a possible custody battle involving Rick O. Smith.
The village of Manchester had a population of 292 by recent estimates. It is about 85 miles from St. Louis.
Ten billboards thanking motorists for driving sober are posted along interstate highways in Chicago and around East St. Louis.